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Dave's Nerd Compendium started off as a Nerd and Geek life culture podcast that evolved into a podcast about anything and everything that a nerd would be into. Dave is a very knowledgable individual with near 40 years experience in being a nerd. He puts out an episode every week and has been doing so for the last 6 years.

Dave's Nerd Compendium started off as a Nerd and Geek life culture podcast that evolved into a podcast about anything and everything that a nerd would be into. Dave is a very knowledgable individual with near 40 years experience in being a nerd. He puts out an episode every week and has been doing so for the last 6 years.

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Dave's Nerd Compendium started off as a Nerd and Geek life culture podcast that evolved into a podcast about anything and everything that a nerd would be into. Dave is a very knowledgable individual with near 40 years experience in being a nerd. He puts out an episode every week and has been doing so for the last 6 years.

Language:

English


Episodes

E330 - To The Wayback Machine

9/4/2020
As you remember from last episode, Dave will be spotlighting some of his favorite interviews from the past 6 years of podcasts. In this week Dave go back to episode #51 in which he interviews Rochelle Davis, best known for playing Sarah from the original 'The Crow' film.

Duration:00:36:05

E329 - Tell Their Story

8/29/2020
In this delayed episode, Dave talks about the recent loss of three figures. Two of which played a part in his youth. And one is of a recent actor that he admired his work. Remember in this crazy year, love each other and promote love.

Duration:00:10:33

E328- Great Movie Soundtracks

8/18/2020
This week Dave is back to talk about movies that have iconic soundtracks. He found a list that was published in 2018 on Vulture. And he agrees with the list, but has some alterations. He does believe that one album got shorted off the list. Can you guess what the album is?

Duration:00:56:28

327 - Books and Plays to Movies

8/11/2020
This week Dave is back to talk about films that you might not have known that they were actually plays or books before. Some of these movies are Academy Award winning Best Films.

Duration:00:25:24

E326 - Sandman

8/4/2020
This week Dave is back to talk about an audiobook he just recently finished, that got its start as a comic book. He means the Neil Gaiman classic The Sandman, was release first in 1989, but recently adapted in July of 2020 as an audiobook. With an all-star cast doing the reading, this audiobook is a strong recommendation from Dave the Nerd. And if you haven’t read the comic, do so!!! This audiobook is an adaption of the first three graphic novels. This week Dave is back with a new #DNC...

Duration:00:18:34

E325 - Movie Musicals

7/28/2020
This week Dave is back to talk about musicals that have been adapted to be movie musicals. Now traditionally movie musicals will either be adaptations, pirated (cam recording), or pro-shots. This list from 2018 is titled the 15 Greatest Movie Musicals of the last 20 years.

Duration:00:32:57

E324 - Peace Talks Review

7/21/2020
This week Dave is back to talk about everything that is Jim Butcher’s 16th Dresden Files book ‘Peace Talks’. This episode fall under the SPOILER ALERT type of episode. So if you have not read the book yet, please hold off listening to this episode until you have read the book.

Duration:00:26:18

E323 - Mid-Summer Nerdly News

7/19/2020
This week Dave is back with a episode that is later than he expected. But is out none-the-less. He is back to talk about some of the nerdy news stories that has crossed his news feed over the past week.

Duration:00:13:28

E322 - Talk Less...Smile More

7/7/2020
This week Dave is talking about the two things that happened this past weekend. The first is the United States celebrated it’s 244th Independence Day. And secondly the release of Hamilton on Disney+. So in this episode, SPOILERS AHEAD, he gives you a run down of the history of the show and what should happen throughout.

Duration:00:30:48

E321 - Pokemon Update

6/30/2020
This week Dave talking about the two different Pokemon Presents that happened on the 17th and the 24th. He gives you a quick rundown of what all the Isle of Armor has in store for people.

Duration:00:25:32

E320 - Early 2000’s Superhero Movies…did it age well?

6/23/2020
This week Dave talking about movies from the early 2000’s that are deemed nerdy. You often hear the term “that aged well” or “they aged well”, well that is where the concept for this episode comes in. This is all about the movies and if they aged well or they haven’t.

Duration:00:38:23

E319 - 90’s Nerd Movies…did it age well?

6/16/2020
This week Dave talking about movies from the 90s that are deemed nerdy. You often hear the term “that aged well” or “they aged well”, well that is where the concept for this episode comes in. This is all about the movies and if they aged well or they haven’t.

Duration:00:33:54

E318 - 80’s Nerd Movies…did it age well?

6/9/2020
This week Dave talking about movies from the 80s that are deemed nerdy. You often hear the term “that aged well” or “they aged well”, well that is where the concept for this episode comes in. This is all about the movies and if they aged well or they haven’t.

Duration:00:36:24

E317 - In these times

6/2/2020
This week Dave talking about a book he recently finished, a movie he recently watched, and an icon of television. Recently Dave finished “Kindness and Wonder: Why Mr. Rogers is Needed More Than Ever” and the movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”. And with everything going on Dave talks about Mr. Fred Rogers. With all the hate and heat going on in the world, we need to spread peace and love.

Duration:00:32:16

E316 - [Untitled]

5/26/2020
This week Dave talking about his area of Michigan, Metro Detroit area, is still on the Stay at Home order. So he found an article that is all about shows that are binge worthy that was published beginning of May. There are a few shows that are on this list that he has added to his Netflix Queue.

Duration:00:11:16

E315 - Listeners Will Make Money

5/19/2020
This week Dave talking about sounds that the titles do not mean what you think they might mean, or what the song is interpreted to mean. What someone hears or assumes as a love song can be a song of obsession and stalking. Or a mysterious song about watching someone drown being about a divorce. Dave found two articles about songs that have surprise hidden meanings.

Duration:00:46:47

E314 - Question 67 & 68

5/13/2020
This week Dave takes back control of the show to talk about one of the biggest musical influences in his life. The band that was once called Chicago Transit Authority, who at the release of the debut album shortened their name to Chicago. Having been around for 53 years and having over 20 albums out, and going through 18 different line-up changes. Chicago has really shown that they are a hard habit to break.

Duration:00:53:26

E 313 - OUaT Part 2

5/5/2020
This week Kelly returns to talk with Dave about season 2 of Once Upon a Time. And like last time this will have explicit content. And to right her wrongs, Kelly is putting the challenge out there that she will donate $0.10 (ten cents) every time she swears for the entire run of our OUaT episodes.

Duration:01:27:16

E 312 - Somebody Save Me

4/28/2020
This week Dave is back talking about a show he just finished all 10 seasons of. He started watching it 4 years ago and then took a break and have been poking at it here and there for the past year. He finally finished it and was blown away by how good it was. Of course he is talking about Smallville the look at Clark Kent, before he became Superman. Remember they had an agreement No Tights, No Flight!

Duration:00:28:30

E 311 - OUaT Part 1

4/21/2020
This week Dave is back this week with a dear friend, Kelly Jackson, to talk about one of her favorite shows. This is also the show that Dave has hinted about that he was binge watching for the past month or so. So this is a breakdown by season of a show that spanned 7 years. This is Once Upon a Time Part 1.

Duration:01:21:55